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Rio Tinto Strikes Rail Deal for Huge Iron Ore Mine in Guinea

Supply Chain Brain

Rio said it had struck a deal with Guinea and the Winning Consortium Simandou to develop the 600 kilometers of rail lines needed to transport the iron ore.

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Above the Fold: Supply Chain Logistics News (January 22, 2021)

Talking Logistics

We already have a guinea pig and a hamster as pets. What happens when you add a rabbit to the mix? I don’t know, but I’m going to find out this weekend. For years, my youngest daughter has been begging me to get her a pet rabbit (my wife was already on board). I’m allergic”.

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Commerical Air Cancellations Quarantine Ebola Supplies

MIT Supply Chain

Flights to Guinea are continuing, with passengers screened for symptoms. Kenya Airways : Suspended commercial flights to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone on August 19. Kenya Airways : Suspended commercial flights to Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone on August 19.

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This Week in Logistics News (February 5-9, 2018)

Talking Logistics

Our guinea pig Cow died this morning. What do you do with a deceased guinea pig? The kids named him Cow when he was born. He was a tiny little thing when he was born, smaller than the palm of your hand. The kids said their goodbyes this morning before going to school. The kids said their goodbyes this morning before going to school.

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Travel Bans and Stockpiling Can Cripple the Ebola Response Supply Chain

MIT Supply Chain

Many public officials are calling for travel bans from countries most affected by the disease: Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia. Stockpile of personal protective equipment in Ohio (Photo: Ohio Department of Health). Travel Bans. Some countries and individual airlines have already implemented such measures.

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This Week in Logistics News (July 21-25, 2014)

Talking Logistics

I hurried downstairs to the kitchen, and after a mild panic attack witnessed only by our guinea pig, I called the airline and was able to get booked on a different flight, and I made it to my client’s meeting on time. That was my wake-up call Thursday morning. The airline sent me a text too, in case I dismissed the call as a bad dream.

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China Restricts Exports on Two Chip Metals, Raising Supply Chain Concerns

Exiger Perspectives

Bauxite is mined in quantities matching Chinese output by countries like Australia and Guinea. Gallium can also be obtained from bauxite, an ore that is the world’s main source of aluminium.

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